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Policy B10 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA establish a position paper in regards to stage 3 or 4 pressure ulcers and death associated with falls preventability in the long-term care setting; AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that AMDA recommend to...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy C10 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA re-affirms its position to continue to advocate for $250,000 caps on non-economic damages and $250,000 caps on punitive damages with a clear and convincing standard of proof to award punitive damages;...
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Policy G11 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA - Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine should work with other stakeholders in LTC to investigate, monitor and/or determine specific recommendations ACOs should follow in the following areas to promote...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy J11 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , AMDA - Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine supports a mandatory annual influenza vaccination for every long term care health care worker who has direct patient contact unless a medical contraindication or...
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Policy K11 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA - Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine should develop an international long-term care membership category available to those outside of the United States that acknowledges the membership of such persons...
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THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the assistant medical director in the nursing home should be able to fulfill the role of the medical director as defined by AMDA’s position A11.
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy B12 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine, working with other stakeholders, support the American Medical Associations’ (AMA) three pronged recommendation, to (1) Repeal the SGR; (2) Implement a five-year...
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Policy D12 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the House of Delegates and Board of Directors recognize James Pattee, MD, CMD, for his key contributions to AMDA-Dedicated to Long-Term Care Medicine and his unwavering dedication and support of its mission...
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Policy E12 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine collaborate with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to create educational tools and programs to promote the broad and appropriate implementation of...
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Policy F12 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA-Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine refer to its Public Policy Committee the changes to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Face-to-Face Requirements for Home Care Certification to be...